Category Archives: Blogging

Ideas for Blogging, including websites, information, and tips.

Why engadget frustrates me?

Engadget is a site that I visit on and off for a quick ‘taste’ of the latest tech news. And to that end, it suffices for that. But I refuse to visit that site on a regular basis for one simple reason. Let’s take a typical story on Engadget (no links to them from here! After you read… Read More »

Step 3: Set your new goals and timescale

If you’ve been following my little series, parts 1 and 2 are here. Today, I’m going to be looking at the topic “setting goals and timescale”. Once you have considered your goals, it’s time to reach a decision on what goals you wish to pursue, what goals are not relevant, what timescale you will be using, and how… Read More »

How long are visitors staying on YOUR website?

BusinessWeek magazine has recently reported this interesting story about Nielson’s ratings for websites and their recent decision to change their metrics. You can read the entire story called: Rankings: A New Web Order with the tagline “Nielsen now rates by time spent on a site instead of page views.” Google Analytics does allow you to track this information,… Read More »

Alexa plugins: how to get all your visitors counted!

With the announcement of the release of Sparky for FF users, I was pleased to see this information now available to users. Of course, it is always good to be one of the earlier posters! John Chow also picked up on this story, too! Alexa ratings aren’t entirely accurate especially for lower rankings, nor are they regarded as… Read More »

Spam in the mail: Gmail works well

I’m continually surprised how well Gmail works when it comes to spam. If your other mailboxes are overflowing with unwanted mail and spam, you couldn’t do much better than to redirect as much of your mail to a gmail box as possible. This is a picture of my spam mailbox. As a result of the success of the… Read More »

Step 2: Consider your current goals and timescale

The last few weeks have been quite stressful for me as I’ve been involved with the marketing of our business, as we carried out several promotional activities to increase enrolments. Unfortunately for this blog, that meant that I haven’t been posting as regularly as I was before. Why is this important? Well, it has encouraged me to think… Read More »